Definition of College. Meaning of College. Synonyms of College

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Definition of College

College
College Col"lege, n. [F. coll[`e]ge, L. collegium, fr. collega colleague. See Colleague.] 1. A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops. The college of the cardinals. --Shak. Then they made colleges of sufferers; persons who, to secure their inheritance in the world to come, did cut off all their portion in this. --Jer. Taylor. 2. A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges. Note: In France and some other parts of continental Europe, college is used to include schools occupied with rudimentary studies, and receiving children as pupils. 3. A building, or number of buildings, used by a college. ``The gate of Trinity College.' --Macaulay. 4. Fig.: A community. [R.] Thick as the college of the bees in May. --Dryden. College of justice, a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers. The sacred college, the college or cardinals at Rome.

Meaning of College from wikipedia

- A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one. A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution...
- King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of...
- college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Dorchester. It is a member of the 568 Group and the ****ociation of Jesuit Colleges...
- College football is American football pla**** by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian...
- Darwin College may refer to: Darwin College, Cambridge Darwin College, Kent Darwin College (Mauritius) Darwin College is a fictional college in the film...
- The United States Electoral College is a body of electors established by the United States Constitution, constituted every four years for the sole purpose...
- St. or Saint Peter's College may refer to: St Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia St. Peters Lutheran College, Brisbane, Queensland...
- Community College may refer to: Jefferson Community College, now known as Jefferson Community and Technical College, a two-year Kentucky college Jefferson...
- Jordan College may refer to: Jordan College, Oxford, a fictional college in the His Dark Materials book trilogy Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler...
- St Catherine's College may refer to: St. Catherine College or Colégio Santa Catarina, a Catholic school located in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil...
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